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post #1651 of 1657 Old 01-18-2015, 09:01 PM
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I'm away from home on a work trip. right before I left, I moved into a new house with a dedicated music/movie room. I'm hoping to be able to get my out of the ordinary speaker setup to sound coherent. Could be a challenge. Im using 7T's and a CC3 across the front (I feel they are a good match even though they are different series) and sr's for the sides. I have a second set of sides flanking the second row of seats which are Definitive Technology BPVXP's and DT BP7001sc's for the rears. I'm installing 4 Martin Logan in ceiling for future Atmos (or other such surround type) down the road but will hook them up to the wide/high channels for the time being. My subs will be 2 ML Depth I's and 1 ML Descent I. I'd love to have Aerials all around but the budget was blown on appliances, window treatments, furniture etc. I had a similar set up in my last house minus the vxp's and in ceiling speakers and it sounded pretty good. Keeping my fingers crossed

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You are very welcome. Just to clarify: I'm certain the Environment knob increases BOTH treble and midrange. It says so on the knob label (click on the second picture that I posted above), and confirmed by Michael Kelly when I spoke to him. The only thing I don't know is the shape (frequency range and amplitude) of that boost. Hope this helps.
I did some REW sweeps last week -- didn't keep them. The environment control appears to adjust the tweeter in ~1 dB steps. The Program control appears to adjusts the midrange driver about the same, but there is some interaction between them. It's really mild tweaking.

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I've been sitting by the phone 24/7 and still no call on the Center. The Peachtree D5 should make a good rear for the T's. The Aperions I've never heard. Next month I'll be adding a Bryston 2.5 amp to my system. As soon as the tax returns come through.
Well, for psychdoc, there's the rub. If the T series are more open on the top end, they may not timbre match the ERA's which are a tad reserved...ala the B series.

Psychdoc, I'd suggest you give the Aperions a try. They have free shipping both ways...so if you're not satisfied with the match, you can return them at no expense and try something else. AND...there is nothing better than auditioning speakers in your home......even tho' there is so much wisdom out here in forum-land, lol.
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I did some REW sweeps last week -- didn't keep them. The environment control appears to adjust the tweeter in ~1 dB steps. The Program control appears to adjusts the midrange driver about the same, but there is some interaction between them. It's really mild tweaking.
Thanks for sharing. Yeah I sort of expected it to be a mild change.

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I hadn't been on Audiogon in a while. Someone has a pair of 6t's listed at a killer price. If I didn't have expenses due to building a house right now I might jump on them.

How about now Bartman? I have an as-new pair in Nero Black; bought new from authorized dealer about 4 months back.

Have been in-home auditioning, against my incumbent PMC FACT 3s. Both GREAT speakers; different, so in their own way. It's kind of a draw; if someone wanted my FACT 3s, I'd be happy to live with the 6Ts longer. Quite a feat for the Aerials, as the FACTs cost $9k. Not quite the transparency...but much more slam, IMO.



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Thanks for the offer but still gotta watch the $$$. I'm sure you won't have a problem finding them a new home if you decide to part with them.

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Well, of course; the offer is good to any Aerial lover.

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